18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A clownfish peeking on the volcanic seeps that release carbon dioxide from the seafloor alongside diverse and healthy coral reefs. These seeps offer a unique and authentic 'natural laboratory' for the study of the effects of ocean acidification and global warming on coral reefs.
|Photo Location:||Ambitle Island, Papua New Guinea|
|Copyright:||© Tom Shlesinger|